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The Contagion® HCV / Hepatitis specialty page provides HCV / hepatitis-specific clinical news and articles, coverage from conferences and meetings, links to condition-specific resources, and videos and other content.

HCV / HEPATITIS NEWS - Page 2

Needle-Exchange Programs Cost-Effective Way to Reduce Hepatitis C Among Drug Users: Public Health Watch
UK study in Addiction identifies benefits for controversial programs proposed as a solution for the ongoing opioid crisis.
Is Eradicating Viral Hepatitis by 2030 a Realistic Goal?
A new analysis sheds light on what is needed to hit this benchmark.
Lowering the Risk of Hepatitis C Virus Reinfection in HIV-Positive Men
Even when men who have sex with men are aware of the risk of hepatitis C infection, they aren’t always confident in their ability to go against the expectations of their peer group.
2019 Brings End to Hepatitis C Virus Treatment Rationing in Oregon
Patients with the hepatitis C virus who are on Medicaid in Oregon can expect to receive curative treatment in 2019, without having to wait for liver damage to set in.
Shorter Treatment for Hepatitis C Virus Possible with Earlier Detection of Infection
Successful treatment of recently acquired hepatitis C virus infection in 8 weeks, with a regimen currently approved for 12 weeks, could enable shorter, less costly treatment.
Second Case of Rat Hepatitis E Virus Identified in Hong Kong
Through retrospective analysis, investigators have identified a second case of rat hepatitis E virus in a human, which has close genetic relation to the first case.
SVR Possible in PWID Infected With Hepatitis C Virus Despite Imperfect Adherence to Treatment
People who inject drugs who are infected with hepatitis C virus can achieve sustained viral response, despite imperfect adherence, according to the results of a new trial.
Hepatitis C Treatment Time Could Be Cut in Half in Some Patients: A Proof of Concept Study
A new approach to hepatitis C virus infection treatment could shave time and costs off the current standard regimen.
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